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Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3545

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Own It! 2020

Celebrating Wyoming's Women

Thank you for nominating outstanding woman deserving celebration!

The fifth annual Own IT! Awards would like to announce this years winners!

Congratulations!!

2020

  • Undergraduate Student - Aisha Balogun Mohammed

  • Graduate Student - Rhiannon Jakopak

  • STEM Professional - Jane Crayton

  • Pre Tenured Faculty - Karen Mruk

  • Tenured Faculty - Jennifer Eisenhauer Tanner

  • Antell Diversity Award - Bethann Garramon Merkle

  • Committee Choice - Jessica Sutter and Rachel Watson

Own It! helps to increase the visibility of an often overlooked group in STEM. Recognizing women for their role and participation in STEM fields encourages us all to rise to the occasion. 

 

 

Nomination Categories for 2020 include:
  • Undergraduate Student
  • Graduate Student
  • STEM Professional
  • Faculty-Early Career or Pre Tenure
  • Faculty-Tenure
  • Community Member
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Women who Own it! - Past Winners

2016

  • Undergraduate Student - Jazzlyn Hall

  • Graduate Student - Karagh Murphy

  • STEM Professional - Susan Swapp

  • Pre Tenured Faculty - Melanie Murphy

  • Tenured Faculty - Cynthia Weinig

  • Lifetime Achievement - Dolores Cardona

2017

  • Undergraduate Student - Cena Miller

  • Graduate Student - Jimena Benavides

  • STEM Professional - Elizabeth Traver

  • Pre Tenured Faculty - Randa Jabbour

  • Tenured Faculty - Merav Ben David

  • Antell STEM Diversity Award - Judy Antell

  • Entrepreneurship - Jaycee Lindsey

  • Nontraditional Student - Sophia Daisy

2018

  • Undergraduate Student - Tayln Costello and Halle Wright

  • Graduate Student - Lisa Barrett

  • STEM Professional - Janet Dewey

  • Pre Tenured Faculty - Katie Wagner

  • Tenured Faculty - Allyson Anderson

  • Antell STEM Diversity Award - Rebecca Carin

  • Community Member - Carol Kinzer

  • Committee Choice - Emilene Ostlind

2019

  • LAMP STEM Educator - Madison Yager

  • Undergraduate Student - Frances Ngo

  • Graduate Student - Libby Menga

  • STEM Professional - Lusha Tronstad

  • Pre Tenured Faculty - Karen Vaughan

  • Tenured Faculty - Ana Houseal

  • Antell STEM Diversity Award - Christine Porter

  • Community Member - Diane Wolverton and Kim Vincent

  • Committee Choice - Diana Hulme

Past awardees will be recognized but ineligible for consideration.

 

Planning for Own it! begins in the fall each year. If you would like to participate in the design and development of this event, contact Lisa Abeyta, labeyta1@uwyo.edu, 307-766-6059.

Contact Us

Wyoming EPSCoR

422 Wyoming Hall Dept 3622

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3545

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